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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in mexico, a major break in the case. >>> coming up at 6:00, maryland's casino battle has hit a college campus. we'll tell you about that. a word of caution about hiv wid of junk. those stories and more coming up. >>> a possible break tonight in the case of an american tourist who was killed while jet skiing with his wife on a lake that straddles the u.s./mexican bored he. >> the mexican navy says it has captured a command here may be responsible for the murder. he is known as the squirrel. >> while american authorities have yet to confirm the arrest, natalie morales talked to the victim's widow about these developments. >> reporter: it was two years ago when tiffany hartley last saw her husband david. they had gone jet skiing on a lake that borders mexico when david was shot and killed. >> i was thrown back two years ago. and feeling the same emotions and wondering, is this going to be it? like i am a finally going to get what i've been looking for? >> reporter: tiffany said she was surprised by the news of the arrest of martinez. the so-called squirrel. she hope the arrest leads to f
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and . >>> we are hour one. we just had a plane crash in the gulf of mexico and the ipad survived thanks to the case. >> with their plane sinking fast, their guys grabbed survival gear and their gienl pad. the men recorded this video while they were stranded at sea. three hours after the crash with the sun going down, the coast guard rescued them just in time. >> facebook has a new feature that will allow you to pay to get noticed. it's rolling out a "promote" feature for a fee, users will be able to make their posts show up higher on sfrends news feeds. the feature will be useful for everything from garage sale announcements to engagements. it's skppted to cost about $7 per promotion. >>> tonight, a student has been missing since monday. his name is brian glenn. he dropped off his brother and has not been seen since. his car was found a short time later. police and blood hounds combed that area today. inside if car, police fund a receipt from a nearby dunken donuts. >> so all of this to us is saying that he's still here somewhere. we've got to find him. he hant run away because he hasn'
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
firefighter and dive instructor. she was on a dive off the gulf of mexico 30 miles off the coast. she was exploring a shipwreck on an artificial reef. >> it's like almost seeing a school bus underwater. it's 25 feet long. and it's just enormous. you're just -- you're awe-struck. >> reporter: mcwilliams said she was not scared. she has nearly 20 years of diving experience. she recognized the polka dotted creature as being a whale shark, the largest fish in the world. >> it was pretty amazing. just one of those, you feel blessed after something like that. >> reporter: a newspaper reporter took this video of mcwilliams as the whale shark swam toward her. she grabbed some of her own photographs and videos as well. this was the second sighting of a whale shark at the reef since july. still, it's considered rare to see one in these waters. >> it would be interesting to know what they're thinking, because they actually look at you, like, what are you doing? >> reporter: mcwilliams said sharks typically get a bad rap and many are endangered. she hopes this video will help its image and its ho
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Oct 21, 2012 11:30am EDT
, colorado and new mexico, that was the epicenter of what was a nationwide drought. but the epicenter of the dust bowl was this area of the worst manmade ecological disaster in american history. you go wait, man made? that had gone over my head a little bit. a decade long apocalypse that not only killed your crops but moved more dirt in one day than the entire ten-year excavation of panama canal and dumped dirt in chicago and detroit and people turned on street lights in new york and franklin roosevelt went like this and had dust in the oval office. had oklahoma on his fingertips in the oval office. then it not only killed their crops but cattle and children. they started to die of what was called the dust pneumonia. who is still alive to tell the story? and you needed to find that critical mass of people. we did that and did that shoe leather to find those people, children and teenagers at the time who would suffer through this ten-year apocalypse. i think all of us after two storms we would leave and get our children out. some stayed the whole time and figured out where the stubborn
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
administration downplaying the danger along the u.s.-mexico border? tonight, an exclusive nbc investigation. >>> and young hero, news about the brave teen that the whole world is pulling for. nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, there is every reason to believe the live television audience watching the vp debate tonight will be every bit as large as the last presidential debate, and because that debate was something of a game-changer, as it turned out, the stakes going into tonight are higher for two men from similar backgrounds, who are very different. for starters, this is the broadest age difference of any debate. our political team is in place tonight, our coverage includes our nbc polling numbers out just tonight on this race tonight on this race. we want to begin with nbc's ron mott in we want to begin with nbc's ron mott in danville, kentucky, tonight, good evening. >> reporter: hey, brian, to you, vice president joe biden will be there at that table, paul ryan the other table. congressman ryan comes into this debate, riding the republican wave of momentum , paul ryan the other
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >>> and late news tonight about that u.s. border patrol agent killed earlier this week along the arizona mexico border. mark potter, who has covered the drug war extensively for us, is in sierra vista where he lived with his family. good evening. >> reporter: federal investigators tell nbc news that based on evidence they have found so far, they are looking into whether the shooting may have been a friendly fire incident. agents shooting at each other. he was shot and killed early tuesday morning while responding to desert sensors that track illegal movement across the word board e. they had reported being fired upon about five miles knnorth o the border. u.s. and local officials blamed the shootings on armed criminals and mexican authorities say they have made two arrests in the case. but while u.s. investigators say they have reached no conclusions and have a lot of work to do, they cannot rule out the possibility this was a friendly fire incident. >> mark potter with this late development out of arizona. >>> we've learned that after weeks of waiting for access, the fbi has now come and gone
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Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
and virginia are linked to a peanut company in new mexico. sunland shut down its plant after fda confirmed salmonella found there. the company provides products to trader joe's, giant, whole foods and target. >>> two games down, both the nationals and orioles are all tied up in their playoff series. after winning game one in thrilling fashion, game two turned out to be a let-down for the nats. the nationals jumped out to a 1-0 lead early. things went quickly downhill. starter jordan zimmermann struggled, going three innings and giving up five runs. cardinals offense rough up the nats pitching staff cruising to a 12-4 win. after the game, manager davey johnson said his team didn't make enough adjustments to the cardinals' high-powered offense. >> that's just a little inexperience. you can't -- he's got a very live fastball. but, you know. his game plan basically is stay away and pound the zone. >> the series tied up one game apiece. game three is tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. edwin jackson will pitch for the nats. chris carpenter will take the mound for the cardinals. >>> orioles a strike away. the
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Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
butter and jelly sandwiches. they contain peanut butter made by new mexico based sunland incorporated whose products were recalled because of salmonella contamination. smuckers tested its products and found no problems, but are recalling out of an abundance of caution. >>> officials say the fungus from a nationwide meningitis outbreak has also been found in unopened bottles of steroid medication. it was in one case of vials made by new england compounding center. they are at the center of a national investigation. two people have died in virginia. one in maryland. this morning at least 257 people in 15 states are sick. >>> wall street keeping a close eye on google stock today. investors want to see how it recovers from its free fall yesterday. shares of google plummeted 9% yesterday when a disappointing quarterly earnings report accidentally got released early. nasdaq suspended trading of google temporarily. the stock recovered a bit when trading resumed. google is blaming the financial printer that handles its earnings reports for the early release. >>> university of phoenix will shu
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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
mexico based sunland incorporated makes peanut butter for several retailers. they are now including cashew butter, tahini, and blanched and roasted peanut products. the recall continues after 30 salmonella cases. the products can be found at trader joe's, giant, whole foods, and target. sunland are extending it as a precautionary measure because many of their products are made on the same equipment. >>> american airlines is already dealing with cancelled flights and unhappy pilots. now the faa is investigating the carrier after dangerous seat trouble midflight. eight planes are grounded after an entire row of seats came unbolted during flights saturday and yesterday. flights had to be diverted to jfk. passengers say this issue, on top of plummeting on time arrival numbers and rising cancellations, is unacceptable. >> if they don't fly, i don't have a status on another airline. so it's a big issue for me. >> shakes my confidence as a passenger that i'm going to be able to get to my destination on time. >> american blames some of the issues on a feud with union pilots who they say are
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Oct 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
kind of launch in new mexico. over 600 hot air balloons took to the sky at the 41st albuquerque international balloon fiesta. pretty. this year's event featured an array of colorful balloons and one dedicated to luke skywalker's dad. good old darth vader. >>> finally, 50 husbands and wives braved hazardous conditions at the 2012 north american wife carrying championships. couples raced through an obstacle course and the winning team from finland has won the world championship the past four years in a row. okay. >>> and now for a look at your weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins. what's the secret? >> my wife's been carrying me for like a decade now. >> and what does she get for that? what is the prize? >> i'm not sure. i'm just glad that she keeps coming back. well, good morning, everyone. as far as the forecast went this weekend, it all got our attention. i saw some people with hats and gloves on this weekend. the cold front swept all the way down to the gulf coast and finally the south got a little bit of that relief. highs were only in the 50s. we only hit 51 in chic
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >>> a border patrol agent killed last week near the mexico border will be laid to rest today. nicholas ivie died tuesday in arizona. the head of the union says it was a case of friendly fire. ivie shot at two fellow agents he thought were armed smug leisurlers. ivie was killed when those agents returned fire. >>> the names of 80 firefighters who died last year and 5 who died in years past were added to the memorial on the grounds of the national fire academy in emitsburg, maryland. families of the fallen firefighters came together to honor their loved ones. >>> this morning police are trying to determine who killed a man and left his body on the doorstep of a home in northern virginia. police were called to the 5400 block of broadmoor street early sunday morning. they found the body of 34-year-old mark earl ifs outside the home. they say he had trauma to his body. police tell news 4 the man appeared to have a wound to his head. >> our earlier investigation, we believe the suspect in this case is actually an acquaintance of our victim. >> police do not believe there is any threat to the comm
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
reaching speeds of more than 833 miles per hour before safely landing in the desert in new mexico. baumgartner wore a special eye-tech suit and used a special capsule to travel those 24 miles up to make that historic jump. he also had a mission control team on the ground monitoring his every move and they were very happy to see him land safely. there he goes down on his knees. what an adventurer. >>> still ahead tonight, social security recipients are getting a raise. everybody can expect more money next year, but it won't be enough to break the bank. >>> some people will see more money in their ereader accounts courtesy of a price fixing lawsuit. >>> and the long and winding road for the space shuttle "endeavour" has finally come to an end. an end. remember when you said men are superior drivers? yeah. yeah. >>> if you collect social security, don't expect a big jump in your monthly benefits next year. the annual cost of living adjustment will be announced tuesday. it's based on inflation and it's only expected to add about $12 to $24 a month to the average social security check
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Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
chute and floated to a landing in the new mexico desert. >> you're out there, you do not want to die in front of your parents, your girlfriend. >> reporter: it was extraordinary. nasa feels that there could be amount to be learned and the techniques that could be used on future nasa space missions. >> what happened to the capsule? >> it also came down via parachute in the new mexican desert and we're told it's in good shach good shape. >>> we're just 48 hours from the second presidential debate. the president and mitt romney are hunkered down in heavy prep mode and in last week's vice presidential debate, the debate between the top two on the ticket could be a barn burrer. >> reporter: president obama took a break this afternoon surprising supporters. he told reporters debate camp is off to a good start. >> it is going great. >> reporter: mitt romney hunkered down preparing in boston, attended church this morning with wife ann after spending saturday trying to chip away at the president's narrow lead in battleground state of ohio. romney is aiming to harness momentum after a successf
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Oct 15, 2012 4:00am EDT
an hour, or mach 1.24. baumgartner then made a remarkably smooth landing on his feet in the new mexico desert. that feat came 65 years to the day after chuck jaeger became the first man to fly faster than the speed of sound, and sunday jaeger did it again. but now that he's 89, the man known for having the right stuff was merely a passenger onboard an f-15 jet that raced across california's mojavi desert. absolutely amazing. >>> now here's a look at some other stories across america. a car plowing into a scrap metal business. luckily it happened in the middle of the night, so no one was around, kpeptd for the driver, who could be seen getting out of the car several minutes after the impact. >>> in california, it is finally home sweet home for space shuttle endeavor. we've sped up this video of what was a long, winding and two-mile-per-hour journey through the streets of l.a. this weekend. after soaring above the earth dozens of times, its final trek was to a museum where it's going to go on display later this month. >>> to new york, it's not as big as that shuttle, but this pumpkin is
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Oct 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
the deep water horizon oil spill in the gulf of mexico in 2010. mr. obama is right that since he took office oil production on federal lands is up in both 2009 and 2010 oil production increased even with the 14% drop last year. overall production on federal lansds is still up 10.6% since 2008. one or thing, in terms of natural gas production. natural gas production is down and declining since 2003 according to the energy information administration mainly because of off shore natural gas drilling, brian. >> andrea, another topic early on and this has come up sporadically during the campaign. what did mitt romney say and when did he say it about, quote, letting detroit go bankrupt, more specifically general motors? the president kind of threw down on that topic tonight. >> reporter: well, the president was referring to a newspaper piece that he wrote in 2008. the governor never said let them go bankrupt. he said he was in favor of a private bailout. mr. obama is correct about the fact that most people agree, private companies were not about to invest inetroit back then, only the federal
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Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
. the storm is not expected to pose a threat to the gulf of mexico. hurricane season ends november 30th. >>> a fast moving wildfire is threatening hundreds of homes in colorado. deputies in custer county west of pueblo are evacuating more than 300 homes. firefighters say it started yesterday at one home and quickly spread to nearby brush. winds up to 80 miles an hour helped fan the flames. lower winds today could help firefighters gain control of this fire. >>> 13 before the hour right now. a prince george's county family said the punishment should be more severe for a teenager convicted of killing his 2-year-old foster sister. a judge sentenced the boy to a therapeutic group home instead of a juvenile detention center, pointing out the boy did not understand the severity of his actions. he avoided jail time by pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter. the boy beat his foster sister anaya bachelor to death back in july. >> i understand he was 12, but i don't think justice was served on our behalf. his placement should have been a little more stricter, somewhere away from home, that h
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Oct 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
auctions. >>> this comes to us from kob in albuquerque, new mexico, where one woman just might be the oldest user on facebook. she recently celebrated her 105th birthday with friends in her living room and her 85 friends on facebook. maria can't even display her actual year of birth on the page. >> i'm going to like her. >> because the social media site doesn't include options that date back that far. >> i'm going to friend her. >>> i'm lin berry, this is your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. berry, this i first stop of the day today on your nbc station. berry, this i first stop of the day today on your nbc station. y berry, this first stop of the day today on your nbc station. n berry, this first stop of the day today on your nbc station. n berry, this r first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >>> and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news4 today. >> looking live from our city cam over the district, clear skies and another warm start to your day, your summer in october forecast is just ahead. first, good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist.
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the gulf of mexico that's going to be coming in. we will be getting some rain with that system the second half of the weekend as well. as far as your evening goes, 70 to 77 degrees. humid, mild. maybe a few sprinkles coming back in. drizzle on tap for tomorrow morning. 66 to 72 degrees. there's a look at your forecast for tomorrow. you'll need the umbrella early in the day. and then the sunglasses as we get a few breaks of sunshine for the second half of the day. what you will need for the second half of your weekend is a nice warm jacket. >> uh-oh. >> 64 degrees for a high temperature on sunday. on top of that, it's going to b wet. a wet cool day. who loves that. that's an inside day right there. >> save all the indoor chores for sunday. >> right. >> thanks, veronica. >>> coming up tonight, for a woman from virginia, a close encounter of a most enchanting kind. >>> a maryland father is in the hospital after being attacked in a quiet neighborhood. and it may have been hours before his own children found him. >>> coming up in sports, robert griffin iii and the redskins preparing for their
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
other men were patrolling the border with mexico near arizona when gunfire broke out. today members of ivy's family spoke out about the wife and two daughters that he left behind, as well as his love for his job. >> nick was a loving husband, father, friend to everybody. >> nick is one of those people that you will be very hard pressed to find anybody that he has rubbed wrong. there's not a bad bone in his body. i honestly believe he probably befriended many of those people that he was out there serving. >> authorities from mexico are holding two men they believe may be connected with that shooting. >>> a scientist from the university of chicago is credited with discovering a new species of dinosaur. it's called pego mastax, the size of a house cat but has teeth like a vampire and quills like a porcupine. this animation shows you what it might have looked like 200 million years ago. not too cute. the fossil was discovered in south africa. the scientist came across it in 1983. but only published his finding this week. he said he simply got busy with other research. small, but dangero
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in may, six touchdowns were killed in an explosion at a different weapon disposal site. >>> mexico says it has proof it has taken out that country's most powerful drug lord. today mexico's navy says fingerprint tests confir the man died in a gun battle with marines on sunday. just hours after the test was taken, arld men stole his body from a funeral home. his gapping of 10,000 is said to have a hold on the drug trade near the u.s. border. tuesday had offered up to $5 million in reward money for his capture. >>> the form he penn state coach, assistant coach, jerry sandusky, learn his fate today. a judge gave him a 30 to 60-year sentence which means he will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. brian moore was in the courtroom and has more of what some of sandusky's victims said in court before the sentence was handed down. >> reporter: jerry sandusky left the courthouse to begin what amounts a life sentence behind bars. the form he penn state football kofi once hailed as a hero on the gridiron, now officially labeled a violent sex predator under pennsylvania law. before sentencin
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Oct 15, 2012 11:00am EDT
mexico, as the red bull stratus team laid out the paper thin balloon and fearless felix zipped in to his capsule. he's made harrowing jumps before. in brazil, croatia, from 15 and 18 miles high. but sunday's mission was about breaking a free-fall record that had stood since 1960 when joe kittinger jumped from 19 1/2 miles high and also breaking the sound barrier. if his suit tore, the former austrian military paratrooper faced instant death. he was a guest on the "today" show earlier this year. >> well, i like the challenge. i always like to work on projects where i have to start by scratch. >> reporter: sunday after a brief burst of wind, baumgartner's balloon got the green light. >> there's the release. and there's the p applause. >> reporter: and 2 1/2 hours later, he was standing where no man had stood before with joe kittinger on the radio. >> our guardian angel will take care of you. >> reporter: out of the capsule, felix was a bullet, 833 miles an hour mcht ach 1.24, exceeding the speed of sound. and then with a space mask fogging up, what looked like a terrifying out of control f
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in roswell, new mexico, as the red bull stratus team sent up the balloon. baumgartner is no novice. he's made harrowing jumps before in brazil, could asia, from 15 and 18 miles high. but sunday's mission was about breaking a free-fall record that had stood since 1960, when joe kitsinger jumped from 19 1/2 miles high, and also breaking the sound barrier. if his suit tore, the paratrooper faced instant death. he was a guest on the "today" show earlier this year. >> well, i like the challenge. i always like to work on projects where i have to start by scratch. this is what we did. >> reporter: sunday after a brief burst of win, baumgartner's balloon got the green light. >> there's the release. [ applause ] >> reporter: and two and a half hours later he was standing where no man had stood before with joe kitsinger on the radio. >> our guardian angel will take care of you. >> reporter: out of the capsule felix was a bullet, mach 1.24 miles an hour, exceeding the speed of sound. with the face mask fogging up, what looked like a terrifying out-of-control flat spin before he stabilized. finally four
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
of mexico when their plane caught fire. they spent hours in the water, as you can see, waiting for rescue, documenting it all on an ipad. this morning those survivors are here with us for an exclusive live interview. they will tell us of their tales. >> wow. and then some more of our simple savvy silly tips. this one actually from a homeowner, justin from omaha, nebraska. tired of tangled cords. put them in a used old paper tube. >> that's clever. >> we'll have more of these, including the ultimate way to eat a cupcake. >> right, america's children have been struggling with how to figure this out. saying i would like to eat it but i want savannah to tell me how to eat it first. >> you know what, a really good tip. a lot of our virus have been sending them in so we like that. the day's top stories with natalie morales over at the news desk. >> good morning, everyone. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney come face to face tonight in their first presidential debate. tonight's event in denver could help the president maintain his slight lead in the battleground states of flor
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
jump ever. he'll jump out of a balloon over new mexico and will freefall at speeds of 700 miles per hour. that's just crazy. he's trained for this jump by practicing at heights of 13 and 18 miles high. by comparison, a boeing 747 flies only at 2 1/2 miles up. if you're flying higher than a boeing 747, something is not right. >> you're not supposed to do that. >> no, you're not, it's not safe. >> it will take him three hours to fall, basically, from the edge of space. >> falling for three hours? the mother in me, it's giving me a lot of anxiety >> god bless you. >> >> 5:26. getting a boost. how big an impact mitt romney's debate performance is having on the upcoming election. >>> why a woman accused of running an unlicensed day care is facing more charges this morning. >>> it definitely feels like fall this morning. this is what we're waking up to. what you can expect along the sun rises with weather and traffic on the 1s. >>> looking at the stories making headline is a the 5:29, friends and family mourning the death of a fairfax county teen found dead days after he disappeared. >>>
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
speeds of more than 3,300 miles per hour before landing safely in the new mexico desert. check out this landing, perfection. baumgartner used a special capsule to travel up into the stratosphere. he wore a high tech suit to shield himself on the way down. he had a mission control team there you can see on the ground monitoring his every move. >> when i was standing there on top of the world, you became so humble. you want to come back alive. because you do not want to die from your parents, your girlfriend. >> baumgartner broke a free fall record that had been on the books since the 1960s. just for added perspective, he jumped from a height three times higher than the cruising altitude for commercial jet liners. >> and then such a soft landing. you see there. he literally walked onto the ground at that point. >> it's unreal. i can't believe he did this. >> we said last week why? why would you do it? you kind of see it there. it's a part of history. >> really? i so wouldn't go ther it is a big deal, that's for sure. >> 5:21 is our time right now. tom kierein is keeping an eye outsid
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Oct 19, 2012 5:00am EDT
to pull its uncrustables peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. they contain peanut butter made by new mexico based sunland incorporated. which also supplied several products to trader joe's that were recalled because of salmonella contamination. smuckers says it tests all of its products and found no problems but are recalling it out of what they call an abundance of caution. >>> coming up on 5:21 right now, a little light rain still falling out there. let's check in with tom. >> you may need an umbrella here maybe for another hour or two as we have lingering showers, but look what happened over the last 12 hours. we had a weak front come through. it triggered heavy downpours and thunder and lightning overnight. still some standing water. some of the high water mostly in montgomery county and points in washington where they had heavy rains overnight. one cluster of heavy downpours and thunder and lightning in richmond. this is advancing north and east. maybe moving into the northern neck, southern maryland over the next hour. still a few scattered sprinkles, light showers, northern virginia
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Oct 9, 2012 12:35am EDT
that kids really just think of. >> especially in mexico. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: in mexico, no, yeah. no, yeah. no. >> no, you don't aim for that, right? but it's something that -- something inside of me that say that, and i'm glad my mom -- >> jimmy: well, gosh, you did it. you did it, buddy. i mean, you are. you're a success story. [ cheers and applause ] gotta feel good. >> i do feel good. i do feel good. i do feel good, definitely. >> jimmy: now, i hear you have a new story, a new show as well. "the leader of the pack." >> "leader of the pack." you know, "dog whisperer" helped me to, you know, help relationships, you know, but this one is gonna really help me to save lives. in america, 4 to 5 million dogs die every year. around the world, 600 million. so, that's why i felt the need and my responsibility to do a show that is about rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming dogs. >> jimmy: now, this is on nat geo wild. >> that's a nat geo wild show. >> jimmy: i actually wanted -- i just got a puppy, me and my wife. >> i heard, man. congratulations. >> jimmy: thank you. her name is gary.
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
to a processing plant in new mexico run by sunland incorporated. nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our customers. as a precautionary step, we have decided to voluntarily recall our almond butter, peanut butter, and cashew butters, tahini and roasted blanced products. >> classic salmonella symptoms, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps. they usually go away anywhere from 4 to 7 days. the symptoms can be worse. >> reporter: four people have had to be hospitalized. two thirds of these cases involved kids under ten. now, besides children, the elderly, people with compromised immune systems and pregnant women are most vulnerable to salmonella poisoning. if you have any of these recalled products throw them away or return them to the store. for a complete list, go to our website nbcnightlynews.com. brian? >> chris jansing, thanks for your reporting tonight. >>> still ahead as we continue along the way this evening. a local television anchorwoman gets an e-mail from a viewer saying she's too heavy. then she goes on the air to take it on directly. we'll show you what
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
manhunt along the arizona/new mexico border, there's a reuters news agency report tonight that mexican authorities say they've arrested two people suspected of killing a u.s. border patrol agent in an attack that left another agent wounded. 30-year-old nicholas ivie lost his life not far from where agent brian terry was murdered back in december of 2010. that killing set off the fast and furious investigation. the feds say this was an ambush, plain and simple. and they've been searching on foot and vehicles, horseback and from the air looking for they say as many as four suspects. >>> there's a large and growing health scare in the news tonight involving a common procedure for people with severe back pain. the injection of steroids. dozens of patients are now finding out their shots may have been contaminated. a report from our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> reporter: about a million people receive steroid shots in the spine for back pain every year. several hundred patients are now receiving phone calls like this one -- >> this is cindy checking on our patients that had
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
and another agent was injured earlier this week along the mexico-u.s. border. officials still aren't sure what sparked the dent. the agents were responding to an alarm going off near the border when he was attacked. >>> and a member of the manson family could soon go free after 40 years in jail. a corrections board recommends parole for bruce davis. the 70-year-old was sentenced to life in prison for murdering two people in 1969. the board now has four months to review the recommendation. davis originally was granted parole in 2010, but then governor arnold schwarzenegger revoked the ruling. >>> a truck driver is fighting allegations against him related to a crash that killed a gaithersburg family. joseph sleezak is charged with vehicular homicide after last month's crash. his tractor-trailer crashed into the schmidt family. they were in two separate cars. the mother, joanne schmidt, was pregnant. police say sleezak drove for 14 hours without sleeping. >>> inspectors are trying to figure out what caused the scaffolding to collapse leaving the construction worker dangling. take a look here. res
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Oct 15, 2012 4:30am EDT
adventurer made sky diving history high over the new mexico desert. felix baumgartner became the first sky diver to break the sound barrier. he jumped from 24 miles up and reached speeds of more than 833 miles per hour before landing safely. baumgartner used a special capsule to travel up into the stratosphere. he wore a high tech suit to shield himself on the way down. he also had a mission control team on the ground monitoring his every move. >> when i was standing there on top of the world, you become so humble. you want to come back alive, you know, because you do not want to die from your parents, your girlfriend. >> baumgartner broke a record that had been on the books since the 1960s. just for an added perspective, he jumped from a height three times higher than the cruising altitude for commercial jet liners. incredible. >> and made a perfect landing. right on his feet and does a little run for you. no problem. how about that? >> incredible. >>> now to the space shuttle "endeavour," which has also broken the sound barrier dozens of times, but its final journey won't be breaking any
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Oct 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
, and other vehicles monday morning. riot police raided three colleges in mexico the students occupied, protesting changes in curriculum requiring mexican students to study english and computer science. at least 60 officers and students were hurt. officials and student leaders are in talks to find a peaceful solution. >>> 14 before the hour right now. the white house wants a lawsuit which would force attorney general eric holder to turn over documents about a failed gun trafficking program thrown out. the republican controlled house of representatives filed that lawsuit. it wants holder to hand over records about the controversial program, operation fast and furious. the justice department claims the lawsuit should be dismissed because the courts can't resolve political disputes between the executive branch and the house committee seeking those records. >>> today the chief diversity officer for galludet university will discuss the recent controversy on her stance about same-sex marriage. the university recently placed her on leave after she signed a petition to put maryland's same-sex
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
towards the gufl f of mexico. line of severe storms all the way down towards the gulf. even a few tornadoes reported from this line. and it is going to move our way. the good news for us? we're not going to see the severity that they saw out to the west. but we'll still have a chance for some severe weather here. we saw plenty of sunshine as high pressure is still dominating. tomorrow, i think we get nice and warm with temperatures into the 70s in most locations. that cold front will move through fairly slowly tomorrow evening. notice around 5:00, we're on the dry side. it will move through and move out of here by friday. friday, looking warm, too. with partly sunny skies. i think friday is looking like a pretty nice day. let's break down this storm for you and show you when it comes in. here's tomorrow and our future weather about noon. i really don't think you have to worry during the rush hour. here it is around 9:00. you can see a few isolated showers. maybe couple of thunderstorms but the latest models actually bring this in a little bit later now, around 2:00 a.m. the latest
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
is going to get us tomorrow is down here gathering some moisture out in the gulf of mexico. you see the rain into tennessee and alabama this morning and western florida. that's why tomorrow will be a wet day. ho and off showers and a couple of storms. potentially a heavy downpour or two. 72, mild today. after the chilly start. tonight back in the 50s to low 60s. tomorrow about 80 for the high with numerous showers. maybe some thunder mixed in. yellow alert day tuesday. your plans will be impacted outside. wednesday 84 with an isolated shower and pretty nice thursday and friday. andrea? >> thanks, howard. >>> our time is 6:45. october is breast cancer awareness month. my guests are reaching out to the district's black communities to empower women to take care of their health. joining me is newly diagnosed breast cancer patient natalie williams and karla williams, ph.d. thank you both for being here with us. with natalie, a return to tv9, you were one of our former producers in the morning. good to see you again. newly diagnosed. when and how did you find your cancer? >> it's been abo
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
joe's is expanding again tonight. new mexico-based sunland incorporated makes peanut butter for several retailers. the products are being called back after 30 salmonella related illnesses in 19 states. the products can be bought at trader joe's, giant, whole foods and target stores. sunland said they are expanding the recall as a precautionary measure because some of the products are made on the same equipment. >>> the number of guns found in carry-on baggage on airplanes is rising. the transportation security administration says more than 1,100 guns have been found in carry-on baggage this year. the total has been climbing for the last two years, we're told. security experts point to an increase in gun sales. and the growth of right-to-carry laws. the tsa says in most cases travelers said they forgot that the weapon was in their bag. >>> dan hellie at the park now with a look at what's coming up in sports. we can guess what that might be, dan. >> vance and doreen, it is monday. the cooley report is on the spot. we'll be talking nationals as they try to lock up the division
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Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
mexico based sunland incorporated makes peanut butter for several retailers. they include cashew butter, t i tahini, and blanched and roasted peanut products. this includes products in 19 states, including maryland and virginia. the products can be found at trader joe's, giant, whole foods, and target. sunland says they are expanding the recall as a precautionary measure because many of their products are made on the same equipment. >>> 5:24 now. maybe that cup of coffee is not giving you the kind of boost you need in the morning anymore. maybe you should trade in your latte for some hiking boots. there's a new study that suggests hiking and spending time outdoors could be just what the doctor ordered. scientists at the university of utah say the part of our brain that controls creativity also controls our ability to multitask, retain information, and solve problems. outdoor enthusiasts agree that a break from the high tech world helps keep them going every day. >> i know, after i'm outside for three or four days, i come back to work, and my mind is clear. i'm refreshed and ready to fo
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00am EDT
that killed a border patrol agent and injured another in arizona. it happened near the u.s./mexico border. the wounded agent was air lifted to the hospital and is expected to survive. >>> president obama and mitt romney are preparing for their first debate. the president is in nevada. his rival in denver, where tomorrow's debate will take place. runni innin inning mates come p battleground states. paul ryan wrapped up an event in clinton, iowa. s american airlines customers are dealing with unhappy pilots. seats broke mid flight. >> the passenger seats came loose out of the floor. >> eight planes grounded after three incidents where an entire row of sts came loose. twice, it happened on the same plane. the airline says it could be a defect in a certain model of seats. passengers say this issue on top of decreasing on-time arrivals is unacceptable. >> if they don't fly, i don't have a status on another airline. it's an issue for me. >> shakes my confidences that i'm going get to my destination on time. >> american blames the issues on a feud with union pilots. the pilots say the nation's t
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the mexico an border. this is the first border patrol ent to be killed in two years. the last shooting prompted the congressional investigation into the gun smuggling operation dubbed fast and furious. >>> there are new clues in the disappearance of a mother in loudoun county. 36-year-old leyla mccullagh hasn't been seen since august. court documents show she's had a rocky relationship with her husband. now police are investigating whether foul play was involved. pat collins was in herndon where the investigation is focused. >> reporter: 50 days since leyla mccouple dlog disappeared and police are looking into the possible of foul play. missing. leyla mccullagh. 36-year-old belly dancer, wife and mother of a little boy. last seen back in august at her leesburg home. a sprawling property with the pond and the pool. she lived here with her husband matthew in their young son. ian griffis is her next door neighbor. >> he goes and comes at weird times. he didn't have a regular schedule. and she went her own way, too. they look like they had two separate lives. >> reporter: according to cour
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
rescue in mexico. a group of eight fishermen was fishing for shrimp when tropical storm norman sent them overboard. rescue workers used ropes to help pull the men to safety. all survived. >> incredible video there. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. this is the beautiful washington monument. looks kind of ghostly out there. tom, the fog making for some interesting weather out there. >> in-deed. a beautiful scene there at the monument. at the surface, visibilities aren't too bad. but go up 40, 50 feet and you're in the thick fog. chantilly, drizzle and fog. near 80 there by early afternoon and all throughout the region hour by hour, a rapid warm up hitting the mid-80s by mid afternoon, feeling more like august in october with the humidity around and some sunshine. i'll be back in ten minutes with a look at big changeses on the way for the end of the week and the weekend. now a look at traffic. >>> starting with the rails, still seeing minor delay brunswick east 870. metro, vre, not reporting delays at this time. checking bridges in our area, crossing over the american legion brenidge
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00am EDT
a temporary escape to the caribbean or mexico. barbara, back to you. >> i guess it depends on which side you are on, who you would like to win that. would you like to try? >> what is jetblue going to do for the folks in france, the millionaires worried about the 75% tax rate and they are threatening to leave the country. >> true. it's still going on over there. thank you. have a great day. >> always great to be with you guys. >>> cdc is reporting suicide has overtaken deaths. suicide by military personnel is on the rise. we have more on the problem and how to prevent suicide. this is a tough subject to talk about. nobody wants to talk about it. how many people commit suicide in the united states each year? >> last year, 38,000 people who committed suicide. it's a large number. what's larger is it's estimated 1 million people every year in the united states attempt suicide. >> how do those rates compare to other countries? >> they are about the same as in australia and canada. but, it's actually lower than in countries like russia, japan and korea. in russia, the suicide rate is five times wh
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Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
along the arizona-mexico border. police arrested two men who could be connected to the incident. the agents were responding to an alarm that was going off near the border when the shooting started. >>> secret service agents have stricter policies in place following the colombia prostitution scandal. agents cannot drink within ten hours of reporting for duty, and for the first time, agents must sign nondisclosure agreements. several agents were fired or resigned after they allegedly partied in prostitutes in colombia last april, ahead of the president's visit to that country. >>> a member of the manson family could soon be a free man. a california corrections board recommended parole for bruce davis. the 70-year-old was sentenced to life in prison for murdering two people in 1969. california governor jerry brown now has four months to review the recommendation. davis originally was granted parole in 2010 but then governor arnold schwarzenegger revoked the ruling. >>> 5:18 is our time right now. more seat repairs could have your american airlines flight cancelled today. the airlin
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
and another agent injured earlier this week along the mexico border. police arrested two men who could be connected to the incident. the agents were responding to nan alarm going off near the border. >>> leaders at the united nations are worried serious civil war could soon grow into a regional conflict. the turkish military continues to attack syrian military positions and could soon send troops into that country. the prime minister now has the authority to launch large scale military operations, including ground troops, if he deemed it necessary. syrians have responded to the attacks, firing back and killing at least five people near the border. >>> fbi agents now collecting evidence after the deadly u.s. consulate attack in benghazi, libya. a team spent about 12 hours inside the building yesterday. the attack killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. this week the state department ordered an investigation into the attack by an independent panel. >>> more seat repairs could have your american airlines flight cancelled today. the airline announced yesterday that
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
over new mexico and will be free falling at speeds around 700 miles per hour. in addition to this record-setting jump he could also break the sound barrier. he has set records for highest parachute jump from a building and also the lowest base jump in the world. good luck. >>> well, don't make a wild animal angry. that's the lesson one guy in the u.k. learned the hard way. this happened in a park in west london. as you can see the stag there clearly after the park visitor who got a little too close to the herd. the man ended up climbing up a tree. on lookers called police who helped him back deer. it's mating season which makes deer more aggressive is that -- wow. >> that's not smoke. >> do you see the antlers on this guy? don't mess with the stag. >> especially during mating season. >>> 6:26 is your time. we have breaking news this morning. power problems creating some major problems for travelers. >>> and it's a bold offer. what you have to do on national television to win free pizza for life. >>> plus this morning, more new cases of meningitis linked to a tainted steroi
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
mexico and will be free falling at speeds over 700 miles an hour. he could also break the sound barrier. >> let's jump ahead to the stories we are following on news 4 this afternoon. pat lawson muse is in the news room with a preview. hey, pat. >> coming up, a high school suspends a group of students for eating energy mints. the school is sticking by the decision. we'll have that story. >> see the world east most famous chefs battle it out to fight hunger in d.c. we'll have that. >>> coming up at 5:00, why more and more potential kidney donors are being turned away even though there's a growing need. it's a very important story. the latest news coming up at 4:00. keith? >> pat, see you then. >> let's get a final check on the weather. here is veronica. >> i'm fascinated by the baumgartner story. >> isn't that amazing? >> in another life i'd like to go 700 miles per hour. >> why not next week? >> i haven't trained yet. i'll be back. hopefully, he'll be jumping with a clear sky. you can see all the clouds we have now. 57 degrees is the temperature. clouds will be winning out today. at leas
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Oct 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
for a plunge over new mexico that could land him squarely in the record books. but he is putting his life on the line. >> jenna, this is truly amazing. felix bombgartner planes it jum from 20 miles up. breaking a 52-year-old altitude record and the sound barrier in the process. >> a supersonic free-fall from the edge of space. austrian daredevil felix bomb gartner is attempting to break the record for the highest ever skydive and become the first human to break the sound barrier without a spacecraft. >> still talking about breaking the speed of sound in an airplane. but a human? >> if all goes as planned, a balloon will lift felix through the atmosphere in a pressurized capsule at a height of 20,000 feet. bombgartner said he will then just jump. >> i will slide the door open. bailout. and be the first human person in free-fall to break the speed of sound. >> 1.2. >> this is the team's second attempt at the record. the first scrapped when winds exceeded limits on inflating the ultra thin balloon. >> here would we go, buddy. >> balmgartner made two tests. one from 72,000, the other from 96,
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
the first one to file a lawsuit against that pharmacy. >>> 6:34, the new mexico food company related to a salmonella food company is expanding its recall. sun land shut down its peanut processing plant last week. this comes after at least 35 salmonella cases reported in 19 states, including maryland and virginia. sunland is now recalling everything made at its contaminated plant since march 2010. the products can be found at trader joe's, giant, whole foods, and target. >>> friends and co-workers of two men seriously injured in a fiery crash are raising money to help cover the medical bills. the two men work as bar backs at penn social in the district. two weeks ago, police say a drunk driver rear-ended them on georgia avenue in northwest, causing their car to burst into flames. the men suffered third degree burns over 40% of their bodies. doctors are treating them at washington hospital center's burn unit. >> the least we could do is come support one of our co-workers, one of our family, one of our industry co-workers for something to senseless and disgusting that happened. >> organ
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Oct 15, 2012 4:00pm EDT
and landed safely on his feet. in a new mexico desert. >> when i was standing there, on top of the world, you become so humble, you want to come back alive. because you do not want to die in front of your parents, your girlfriend. >> a worldwide audience watched the sky dive live on the internet. >> that was hard to believe. i'm sorry, it's still sinking in, that he was able to stand up and do that instantly. >> amazing. you would think it would have taken his breath away. >> it did everybody watching. >>> the word on the weather. cloudy start to the week, chuck. are we going to clear out tonight? >> yes and no. we'll clear out tonight, but that may not be until after midnight. right into the heart of montgomery county, there's interstate 270 right there. raining from rockville to gaithersburg, northbound in the upper parts of montgomery. these rain drops are moving out towards olney. be on the lookout for slowed travel along 270. and here's interstate 66 out through the plains and marshall, northern fauquier county. these showers also going eastbound. so northern fauquier county, leesburg, w
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
parachuted safely right into the new mexico desert. today, baumgartner told "usa today" he's glad it was a success, because he does not have the energy left to try that again. >>> the results are in, d.c.'s tap water beat bottled water in a blind taste test. d.c. water conducted the test in each of the eight wards over the past eight weeks. about 800 residents sipped samples of tap and bottled water. about half of the tap water tasted better. fewer could not pick out which was the bottled water. the district said the water is tested daily and meets regulations. >>> sports coming up next. what you got, dan? >> the cooley report coming from the redskins locker room. of course, we're going to be talking robert griffin iii. and a former special teams standout. >> a little bit about lorenzo alexander tonight. >> as news4 at 6:00 continues. [ female announcer ] it's one of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home f
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Oct 16, 2012 11:00am EDT
some of these procedures to get them done in south america of mexico. these are people that possibly have the money but they want volume. the volume that we can provide at the office is nowhere near the volume they get with this industrial grade silicone. they are enhancing the breast area, the buttocks, hips. they are going for a certain exaggerated look that, say for instance, it's a male who is trying to maybe be a female impersonator and needs the enhancement. >> maybe it's something they would do for them but say someone like yourself would say i'm not doing that. it's not healthy. >> it's not that -- it's the substance that is being used and the volumes we have of the legal fillers just would not be ample enough to create two, three size to the buttocks someone would want. this is a $26 million legal business as far as plastic surgeons enhancing the buttocks. in just 2011. it's big business. it's what people want right now. so, they are getting it for way less cost when they go to places that are non-medical. it's very dangerous. >> let's look at some of the damages these bad i
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
peanuts. the peanuts were processed in the sunland plant in new mexico. some jars of peanut butter sold at trader jois over's. >>> coming up next. jesse jackson jr. now faces a federal probe into his campaign finances. >> the latest on his health as he takes a leave of absence. >>> coming up at 6:00, the romney campaign is focusing on virginia a couple hours before the second presidential debate. a local leader in charge of the maryland schools are number one in america because we invest in them. but we can do even more. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million dollars at casinos in other states. question 7 keeps that maryland money in maryland through expansion of gaming in maryland. it will mean hundreds of millions of dollars for our schools. as governor, i can promise you, that money will go to education. that's the law and that's what we'll do. vote for question seven. andñ÷ev ñ÷'ñ >>> illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. is under new scrutiny. >> out of sight for much of the past four months, he is being investigated for possible misuse of campaign mo
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